Bruntsfield Links Golf Course

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The Clubhouse, 32 Barnton Avenue, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH4 6JH

    Bruntsfield is the fourth oldest golf club in the world, is an Open Qualifying course and only 3 miles from Edinburgh city centre.

    The Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society is the fourth oldest golf club in the world dating back to 1761. In 1898 the Society moved to its present location at Barntongate, where it has since delivered excellent golf and service, a warm welcome awaits all visitors.

    Bruntsfield is selected by The R&A as an Open Championship Qualifying course which is a testament to the quality of the course.The grand clubhouse offers excellent dining facilities, famous for Golfers Lunches which are often said to be on a par with those at Muirfield and Prestwick. A collection of ancient featherie golf balls and hickory clubs can be found in the Sandy Watson room and main hall dating back to the origins of the game.

    Visitors can also enjoy the use of complimentary range balls to warm up and have use of 2 practice putting greens. The par 71, 6446 yard layout was initially designed by Willie Park Jnr and later modified by Dr Alistair Mackenzie in 1921-22 - the architect of Augusta and Cypress Point. Set in stunning parkland, Bruntsfield has spectacular views over the Firth of Forth, Fife and beyond. The course is characterised by well placed bunkers, manicured and undulating fairways lined with mature trees and large greens angled away from the centre of the fairways, one of Mackenzie’s key design philosophies.

    Parkland, 18 holes, 6446 yards, SSS 71, Par 71

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available 9am-11am
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dinner Available Dinners only available on Saturdays or for pre-booked parties.
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available 12:30-3pm
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Shop
    • Snack Bar
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Equipment Hire
    • Smoking Restricted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route 41 bus route
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station Pro shop can arrange taxi pick-up


    • Changing Room/Lockers
    • Shower
    • Toilets


    • Buggy Hire £25
    • Changing Facilities
    • Club Hire
    • Club House
    • Cost - £50-99 £50-£80
    • Course Type - Parkland
    • Driving Range
    • Golf Shop
    • Holes - 18
    • Online Booking Available
    • Practice Area
    • Putting Green
    • Theme - Hidden Gems
    • Theme - James Braid
    • Theme - Signature 2,6, 10 & 17
    • Trolley Hire
    • Tuition


    • City Location
    • Coastal Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Wedding Packages Available

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